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Banning laptops on flights was prompted by 'credible' reports of potential IS attacks
Affected airlines have until Saturday to implement the restrictions.
PHOTOS: Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum
Iraqi forces recently retook the building from the so-called Islamic State group.
Islamic State imposes dress code on men in captured city to allow its fighters blend in
The new restriction comes as a Kurdish-Arab alliance of fighters nears Raqa, backed by the US-led coalition launching air strikes against IS.
Part of Brussels sealed off after car filled with gas canisters driven by known radical stopped
The driver had been listed as ‘being radicalised’.
Australian electrician charged with helping Isis develop long-range guided missiles
The 42-year-old was refused bail and will appear again in court next month.
Kurdish news anchor killed covering Iraq's battle for Mosul
The Rudaw news organisation described her as one of their “most daring journalists”.
In landmark case, Swedish man jailed for Facebook call to fund Islamic State
“Help us supply our brothers at the front with weapons,” Ahmad Qadan wrote on the social network.
Islamic State suicide bomber was ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate who got £1m from UK taxpayers
The British fighter who died in yesterday’s suicide attack has been informally identified as Jamal al-Harith.
350,000 children trapped in Mosul faced with grim choices as 'most brutal fighting yet' begins
Iraqi forces have launched an offensive against Islamic State in the contested town of Mosul.
'We have very little food left': People are burning their own clothes to stay warm in Mosul
The stage is set for what could be Iraq’s bloodiest battle yet in the fight against IS.
IS claims responsibility as two separate bombings kill at least 122 in Pakistan and Iraq
A Pakistani shrine was targeted, and a car bomb exploded in Baghdad today.
Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers
Russian and Turkish authorities appear keen to move on after today’s airstrike.
White House accuses media of 'under reporting' terror attacks
Two new polls show a majority of Americans now oppose the travel ban on refugees.
Turkish police detain 400 suspected members of Islamic State
Some of the people detained are suspected of planning attacks.
'Do you speak Arabic?': How the US bungled its online fight against IS
The US security programme dealing with IS online is beset with “incompetence, cronyism and flawed data”.
Louvre reopens 24 hours after machete attack
Investigators are examining a Twitter account that posted messages referencing Islamic State just before the attack.
Indonesian women seeking to become IS suicide bombers
A report has pointed out the growing sophistication of social media allows more women to read jihadist propaganda.
Istanbul nightclub attack: Gunman 'confesses' to crime
The alleged gunman was detained by authorities late last night.
BBC causes a stir with Real Housewives of ISIS sketch
The satirical sketch has been watched millions of times.
'There was blood everywhere and broken glass' - Survivors recall horror of Turkish nightclub attack
CCTV footage of the suspected attacker has now been been released.
Massive manhunt underway for shooter who killed 39 people in Turkish nightclub
The so-called Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Isis has released a video in which they apparently burn Turkish soldiers alive
The 19-minute video shows two uniformed men being hauled from a cage before being bound and torched.
Isis claims responsibility for Berlin Christmas market attack
Earlier, the Pakistani asylum seeker arrested in connection with the incident was released due to lack of evidence.
A suicide bombing in Yemen has killed at least 30 soldiers
The camp where the explosion took place also a suicide bombing on 10 December which killed at least 45 people.
Islamic State has retaken the ancient city of Palmyra
It has used Palmyra’s ancient amphitheatre as a venue for public executions.
Smoking, dominos, getting married in secret - this is what it's like to live under the rule of Isis
Refugees from the Iraqi city of Mosul have described the harsh realities of life under the so-called IS ‘caliphate’.
'Entire families were killed' - Airstrike on IS controlled town hits civilians
The deadly strike came as Iraqi forces battled jihadists deep inside Mosul.
Isis likely to attack Europe again soon
A new report says IS will likely target countries that are members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting the extremist organisation.
'You could be wiped out at any moment': Irishman on fighting Isis in Syria
Joshua Molloy, a Laois native and ex-British soldier, was arrested when trying to return to Ireland.
The US State Department has issued a terror travel alert for Europe
It warned American citizens of credible information showing planned attacks by Isis and Al-Qa’ida this Christmas.
Tom Clonan: 'It is possible that the US and Russia may carve up Syria and Iraq between themselves'
Both Aleppo and Mosul are being besieged by pro-government forces strongly supported by foreign air power but the media coverage is very different, writes Tom Clonan.
A year on from the Paris attacks - what do we know about those who killed 127 people?
A key conspirator was identified just this week
Iraqi forces retake ancient city blown up by ISIS
Iraqi troops pushed towards Nimrud last week.
US-backed troops launch offensive on Islamic State "capital" in Syria
Operation “Wrath of the Euphrates” involves some 30,000 fighters and began on Saturday night.
Islamic State launches new wave of suicide bombings as Mosul battle rages on
Civilians are risking their lives to flee the city.
French teen gets suspended jail term for naming wifi network after Islamic State
His lawyer says he will fight the sentence.
Isis leader 'calls for fight to the death' in audio recording
“Do not retreat. Holding your ground with honour is a thousand times easier than retreating in shame.”
Iraqi forces move to cut off Islamic State militant supply lines
The latest operation could bring fighters close to the largely Sunni city of Hatra, a UNESCO world heritage site.
"Scared" Islamic State fighters are shaving their beards as noose tightens around Mosul
Western defence chiefs are already looking towards IS’s other major stronghold of Raqa in Syria.
Iraqi forces battle through sniper fire and suicide bombs to retake IS-held city
Some 10,000 fighters are engaged in a huge assault to take back Iraq’s second city.